Thursday, 21 June 2018

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

North Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un announced his country will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, the North’s state media reported Saturday. The declaration, long sought by the US, will be seen as a crucial step in ...

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Ivanka, N Korean general to attend Olympic closing

SEOUL: US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka will come face-to-face with a top North Korean general at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in the South this weekend, it emerged Thursday. The Pyeongchang Games have become a venue for geopolitics as much as sports as the nuclear-armed North mounts a charm ...

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As gun debate rages, Trump changes the subject

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump acted as consoler-in-chief Thursday to a nation despondent over the latest mass shooting of school kids, with an address that aimed to assuage and steer debate away from the fraught question of gun control. After a day and night of intense debate inside the White House, ...

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Pakistan to Trump: Pay for Our Border Fence to Reduce Terrorism

A Pakistani soldier keeps vigil next to a newly fenced border fencing along Afghan border at Kitton Orchard Post in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal agency.   ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is pushing for the completion of a fence along its disputed border with Afghanistan – and it wants the U.S. to help ...

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Trump orders Pentagon to plan Bastille Day-style military parade

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered Pentagon and White House officials to begin planning a military parade in Washington similar to the Bastille Day parade he witnessed in Paris in July, the Washington Post reported. At a meeting at the Pentagon on Jan. 18 that included Defense Secretary Jim ...

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British doctors, nurses hit back at Trump’s attack on NHS

LONDON: British doctors and nurses have hit back at Donald Trump after he said the NHS is “not working”. In a tweet, the US president said the health service in the UK is “going broke”, sparking angry responses from the British government and opposition politicians. But much of the ire ...

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Donald Trump claims UK health care system “not working”

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has mischaracterized protests over health care funding in Britain to attack Democrats for “pushing for Universal HealthCare. ” In an early morning tweet, Mr. Trump claimed the British system was “not working,” however in spite of huge financial strain – which many say has been ...

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Taliban threaten 70% of Afghanistan, BBC finds

KABUL: Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found. Months of research across the country show how areas the Taliban threaten or control have surged since foreign combat troops left in 2014. The ...

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Trump ready to apologise for UK far-right group retweet

DAVOS: Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting controversial social media posts about Muslims from a British far-right group, prompting a diplomatic row with the UK. If you are telling me they’re horrible, racist people, I would certainly apologise Donald Trump US President Speaking from the ...

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